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Ralph Reid Todd was born on December 24, 1912, in Tabor City, N.C., to Albert Alonzo and Laura Janette Briston Todd. By 1920, the Todd family was living in Lillington, N.C., where Albert Todd worked as an agent at a railroad station. By 1930, the family had moved to Greensboro, N.C., where Ralph Todd grew up and his father worked as a railroad rate clerk. Todd graduated from Greensboro High School. He earned his undergraduate degree through attendance at multiple institutions, including:...
Topics: Cold War, Fort Wingate (N.M.), Military history, Oral histories, Oral history, Pentagon (Va.),...
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Robert Wilson Ryals Sr. was born on August 11, 1924, in Fayetteville, N.C., to Eddie R. and Margaret R. Ryals. Eddie Ryals was a veteran of World War I, and worked for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. In 1930, the Ryals family relocated to Rocky Mount, N.C. In 1942, Robert Ryals graduated from high school, and enlisted in the U.S. Army during World War II. Ryals volunteered for paratrooper training upon his enlistment in the U.S. Army, and was assigned to the 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment...
Topics: Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington, Va.), Camp MacKall (N.C.), Camp Myles Standish (Mass.),...
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Herman Thomas Harden Jr. (who went by Tommy Harden) was born on July 28, 1919, in the town of Windsor in Bertie County, N.C., to Herman T. Harden, Sr. and Evelyn Pate Harden. By 1930, the Harden family was living in Windsor, N.C., and Herman Sarden Sr. as a mechanic at an automobile garage. At the time of his federal draft registration for World War II, Harden was working for his father. Herman Harden Jr. was inducted for military service in WWII on February 6, 1942, at Fort Bragg, N.C. He...
Topics: Draft, Fort Bragg (N.C.), Military history, Operation Overlord, Oral histories, Oral history,...
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John Charles Clark was born on February 28, 1921, in Lagrange County, Indiana, to Vernon and Ethel McConnell Clark. John Clark graduated from Hamilton High School in 1938. He enlisted in the U.S. Army during World War II, where he was assigned as a forward observer and scout for B Company, 29th Field Artillery, 8th Infantry, 4th Division. Clark landed in the first wave of Allied landings at Utah Beach during the D-Day Normandy invasion of Europe on June 6, 1944. John Clark served 189 straight...
Topics: Military history, Operation Overlord, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal narratives, Purple...
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Thomas Edgar Carson Jr. was born on January 28, 1922, in Gaston County, N.C. in the Crowder's Creek area of Gastonia, N.C., to Thomas Edgar and Myrtle Norris Carson. Thomas Carson Jr. graduated from Gastonia High School, and was attending Erskine College in Due West, S.C., when he was drafted in military service during World War II. Prior to the war, he was working as an assistant salesman at the Coca-Cola Bottling Company in Gastonia. Carson Jr. was inducted into military service during WWII...
Topics: Bronze Star Medal (U.S.), Camp Croft (S.C. : Military camp), Draft, Fort Bragg (N.C.), Military...
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Clarence Alfred Call was born on May 2, 1922 in Jerusalem in Davie County, N.C., to Taylor and Cora Call. Call served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, from August 15, 1942 to January 15, 1946. Initially, Call served as an armed guard on a Merchant ship, and was later assigned to a Troop Transport ship. He operated a Landing Craft during the D-Day Invasion of Normandy, France, in connection with other amphibious assaults along southern France, and during the Battle of Okinawa. Clarence...
Topics: Military history, Operation Neptune, Operation Overlord, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal...
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Howard Belton Greene was born on March 12, 1919, in the town of Landrum, S.C., just across the southern border of North Carolina, to Archie Belton and Bessie Katherine Foster Greene. By 1920, the Greene family was living with Archie Greene's parents in Spartanburg, S.C. By 1930, the Greene family was living in Polk County, N.C., where Archie Greene worked as farmer. By 1940, Howard Greene was working in Tryon, N.C., at the Adams-Millis Hosiery Mill. Howard Greene was inducted for active service...
Topics: Bronze Star Medal (U.S.), Fort Bragg (N.C.), Military history, Operation Neptune, Oral histories,...
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Harold Lee Frank was born on September 30, 1924, in Davidson County, N.C., to Edward Lee and Annie Wood Frank. By 1930, the Frank family was living on a farm in Davidson County. The family rented crop land to farm cotton and sweet potatoes. Harold Frank as a youth rode his bike to work at the Little Yadkin Finishing Company. In 1942, Harold Frank graduated from the small Tyro High School in the small community of Tyro, N.C. By the time of his federal draft registration for World War II, Harold...
Topics: Camp Croft (S.C. : Military camp), Draft, Fort George G. Meade (Md.), Military history, Operation...
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Jeremiah Wolfe (who goes by "Jerry") was born on September 28, 1924, in the in the Big Cove Community of Cherokee, N.C., to Owen and Lucy Ann Davis Wolfe. Wolfe grew up in Sherrill Cove on the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Reservation in western North Carolina. The family home sat in the middle of what is now the Blue Ridge Parkway. Jeremiah Wolfe enlisted in the U.S. Navy during World War II on July 21, 1943, when he was a sophomore at the Cherokee Boarding School. Upon completion...
Topics: Military history, Missouri (Battleship : BB 63), Operation Neptune, Oral histories, Oral history,...
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Ellis Warner Williamson was born on June 2, 1918, in the town of Raeford in Hoke County, N.C., to James Bailey and Zula Warner Williamson. Ellis' father James served in World War I, which left Zula Williamson to care for six children through 1920 without her husband at home while Ellis was a baby. Ellis Williamson grew up and went to high school in Raleigh, N.C. He served in the North Carolina National Guard during high school and college. Williamson attended and graduated from Atlantic...
Topics: Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington, Va.), Armed Forces Staff College (U.S.), Bronze Star Medal...
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Earl Rosco Weatherly was born on January 14, 1921, in Tyrrell County, N.C., to Warren Ellis and Ida L. West Weatherly. By 1930, the Weatherly family was living in Hopewell, Virginia, where Earl's father worked as a denitrator at a silk mill. By 1940, the Weatherly family had come to live in the town of Columbia in Tyrrell County, N.C. By 1940, Earl Weatherly was attending North Carolina State College (present-day North Carolina State University) in Raleigh, N.C., studying chemical engineering....
Topics: Fort Bragg (N.C.), Military history, Operation Overlord, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal...
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Earl Holland Tyndall Jr. was born on November 2, 1922, in Lenoir County, N.C., to Earl H. and Smithy May Tyndall. His father operated the E.H. Tyndall Livestock Company in Kinston, N.C. Earl Tyndall Jr. attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and was a junior in 1942, working summers for his father at the family's livestock company. Earl Tyndall Jr. entered a student miltiary reserves program on September 1, 1942, while attending UNC. Tyndall Jr. went into active service in...
Topics: Military history, Operation Overlord, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal narratives, Retired...
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Ward Rhyne Robinson was born on September 11, 1920, in Catawba County, N.C., to Fenton Harrison and Rena Ikerd Robinson. By 1940, Ward Robinson was living in the town of Newton, N.C., with his grandparents (on his mother's side) John Clarence and Edith Belle Rhodes Ikerd. Robinson graduated from Startown Farm Life High School in 1937, and Balls Creek Commercial School in 1938. Prior to World War II, he attended Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, N.C., and Furman University in Greenville, S.C.,...
Topics: Military history, Operation Neptune, Operation Overlord, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal...
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Charles Hardy Outlaw was born on February 26 (or 25), 1926, to Jon and Cora Outlaw in New Hanover County, North Carolina. By the start of World War II, the Outlaws had moved to Fayetteville, N.C. Charles Outlaw enlisted in the U.S. Navy in World War II on November 3, 1943, and served on active duty until August 1945. Outlaw served aboard the USS LST-541 (Landing Ship Tank), which served in 1944 and 1945 in the European Theater and the Mediterranean and Middle East Theater. Outlaw and LST-541...
Topics: Military history, Operation Neptune, Operation Overlord, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal...
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James O. Lawson (who went as "James Radio Lawson") was born on April 30, 1924, in Rockingham County, N.C., to Ollie D. and Ruby Sullivan Lawson. He was raised in Rockingham County. Lawson finished the sixth grade, and quit school in order to work on the family farm as he was going into the seventh grade. Lawson was inducted into military service in World War II in the U.S. Navy on October 1, 1943. He served in the Navy in WWII aboard the USS Thurston (AP-77), a Navy troop transport...
Topics: Military history, Operation Overlord, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal narratives, Retired...
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Willie Johnson King was born on October 28, 1910 in Warren County, N.C., to Jonathan Edward and Mary Elizabeth Weldon King. He was raised outside of Norlina, N.C., where by 1930 his father was a cotton and tobacco farmer. In 1929, Willie King enlisted in the North Carolina National Guard. Willie King attended and graduated from Wise High School in Wise, N.C. Prior to the United States' entrance into World War II, Willie King served in the U.S. Army, inducted on September 16, 1940, at Fort...
Topics: Bronze Star Medal (U.S.), Fort Jackson (S.C.), Military history, North Carolina. National Guard,...
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Grady Ransom Galloway was born on April 13, 1919, in the town of Whittier in Jackson County, N.C., to Elbert Dallas and Sarrah Jane Ward Galloway. Grady grew up in Jackson County on a mountain farm worked by his father. After graduating from Western Carolina University in 1942, he enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard. Galloway was deck officer on a Coast Guard ship, and participated in five invasions during World War II, including the Normandy invasion on D-Day. In the Salerno landings in southern...
Topics: Military history, Operation Overlord, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal narratives, Retired...
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Aaron Eleazer Fussell Sr. was born on July 5, 1923, in the town of Rose Hill in Duplin County, N.C., to Cyrus Thomas and Myra Cavenaugh Fussell. Aaron Fussell grew up in Rose Hill where his father was a farmer, and Aaron graduated from Rose Hill High School in 1940. After high school in the summer of 1940, Fussell worked for his uncle in Laurinburg, N.C., where he served as a bookkeeper and handling the payroll for the business. He was accepted into Duke University, but his first cousin was...
Topics: Bronze Star Medal (U.S.), Fort Bragg (N.C.), Military history, Operation Neptune, Operation...
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James Edward Ferrell was born on December 31, 1924, in the town of Burgaw in Pender County, N.C., to Oswald G. and Grace B. Ferrell. James' father worked as an automobile mechanic by 1930. James Ferrell was drafted into military service for World War II after graduating from Burgaw High School. He was inducted officially on May 31, 1943, at Fort Bragg, N.C. At Fort Bragg, Ferrell went through 13 weeks of basic training before shipping overseas in December 1943 to Liverpool, England. He was...
Topics: Draft, Fort Bragg (N.C.), Military history, Operation Overlord, Oral histories, Oral history,...
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Willie Roswell Etheridge Jr. was born on April 10, 1921, in the village of Wanchese in Dare County, North Carolina, to Willie R. and Mamie Perry Etheridge. He was raised in Wanchase. Willie Jr.'s father Willie R. Etheridge Sr. opened the first fish house in Wanchese in 1936. His grandchildren and great-grandchildren run as of 2015 two packing and processing plants, Etheridge Seafood Company and Wanchese Fish Company, in the village. When he finished high school at Manteo High School in 1938,...
Topics: Military history, Operation Overlord, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal narratives, Retired...
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Douglas Farnum Dickerson (he went by "Curley"or "Curly") was born on March 5, 1923, in Greenville, South Carolina, to Raymond and Blanche Welker Dickerson. In 1921, Douglas' family moved to Reidsville, N.C. In 1929, they moved to Greensboro, N.C., where Douglas was raised. Douglas Dickerson was attended and graduated from Greensboro Senior High School from 1936 to 1939, where he was an athlete. Dickerson attended college at North Carolina State College of Agriculture and...
Topics: Bronze Star Medal (U.S.), Croix de guerre (France), Draft, Fort Benning (Ga.), Fort Lewis (Wash.),...
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Hugh Blair Cherry was born on February 12, 1916, in Edgcombe County, N.C., to Charles Henry and Annabel Cherry. By 1920, the Cherry family was living in Rocky Mounty, N.C., with their large family of nine children as Charles Cherry worked as a farmer. By 1938, Hugh Cherry was working as a advertising agent for the Carolina Cooperator Publishing Company, Inc., in Raleigh. Hugh Cherry married Mary Evelyn Pipkin on September 21, 1940, in Wake County, N.C. By 1941, Hugh Cherry was working as a...
Topics: Camp Croft (S.C. : Military camp), Military history, Operation Overlord, Oral histories, Oral...
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Heath Harding Carriker was born on December 25, 1918, in Richmond County, N.C., to James Mathias and Martha Ashbury Haigler Carriker. Heath's father was a farmer, and he grew up working on the farm until he was drafted into military service. Heath Carriker attended and graduated from Ellerbe High School in the town of Ellerbe, N.C., in 1935. Heath Carriker was inducted into the U.S. Army on July 15, 1941, at Fort Bragg, N.C., and initially assigned initially to the U.S. Army Armored Forces at...
Topics: B-17 bomber, B-24 (Bomber), Bomber pilots, Draft, Fort Bragg (N.C.), Fort Knox (Ky.), Military...
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Duncan Campbell Blue Jr. was born on June 3, 1925, in Greensboro, N.C., to Duncan Campbell and Mary Anne Monroe Blue. Before his birth, Duncan Blue Sr. worked as a clerk for the P. B. Comer auto repair garage in Greensboro. When he was two-years old, Duncan's family moved to the town of Lakeview in Moore County, N.C., where Duncan Blue Sr. operated a barbecue stand. At the time of his federal draft registration for World War II, Duncan Blue Jr. was working in Southern Pines, N.C. He graduated...
Topics: Draft, Military history, Operation Overlord, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal narratives,...
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Walter Greene Atkinson Jr. was born on August 5, 1921, in the town of Leaksville (now Eden) in Rockingham County, North Carolina, to Walter Greene and Nannie Martin Atkinson. His father was a veteran of WWI. By 1940, the Atkinson family was living in Leaksville, and Walter Atkinson Sr. was employed as a foreman at a bleaching mill. Walter Atkinson Jr. enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1939, and retired in 1960 from the 81st Chemical Group. By 1940, Atkinson Jr. was stationed with the Army in the...
Topics: Bronze Star Medal (U.S.), Military history, Operation Overlord, Oral histories, Oral history,...
State Archives of North Carolina
Jun 29, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1979 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1979-1980 biennium. The recordings cover session day 28 from the 1979 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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Jun 29, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1979 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1979-1980 biennium. The recordings cover session day 13 from the 197 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
May 22, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 136 from the 1978 second session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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May 22, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 135 from the 1978 second session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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May 22, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 134 from the 1978 second session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
May 22, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 133 from the 1978 second session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
May 22, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 132 from the 1978 second session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
May 22, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 131 from the 1978 second session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
May 22, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 130 from the 1978 second session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
May 22, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 129 from the 1978 second session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
May 22, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 128 from the 1978 second session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
May 22, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 126 from the 1978 second session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
May 22, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 125 from the 1978 second session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
May 22, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 124 from the 1978 second session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
May 22, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 123 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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Connie Marie Badgett Steadman was born on September 8, 1939, in Catawba County, North Carolina to Cortelyou Odell and Caroline Graves Badgett. An African American, Connie Badgett lived with her family in the small community of Locust Hill in Caswell County, North Carolina. Her family had eight children, and she was the youngest.  Her father was a farmer, a minister, and a gospel singer who sang and organized gospel quartets in Caswell County and eventually organized the family into a quartet,...
Topics: African American musicians, Badgett Sisters, Ensemble singing, Lackland Air Force Base (Tex.),...
State Archives of North Carolina
Mar 26, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 123 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
Mar 21, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 122 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
Mar 21, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 122 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
Mar 21, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 121 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
Mar 21, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 120 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
Mar 21, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 119 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
Mar 21, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 118 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
Mar 21, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 117 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
Mar 21, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 116 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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James Adams Clark was born February 3, 1925 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to James Arthur and Ethel Clark. By 1930, the Clark family was living in Durham, North Carolina, where James' father was working as a carpenter.  At the time of his draft registration for World War II, James Clark was working at the Camp Butner Branch Exchange in Durham County, North Carolina. Clark was inducted into military service on May 3, 1943, at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, with the rank of Staff Sergeant in the...
Topics: Camp Butner (N.C.), Fort Bragg (N.C.), Military history, Military police, Oral histories, Oral...
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Walter Brodie Burwell was born on November 25, 1916, in the city of Henderson in Vance County, North Carolina, to Spotswood Blair and Fannie R. Brodie Burwell. By 1920, Walter's father was a clerk in a hardware store in Henderson, North Carolina. Walter Burwell was a graduate of Henderson High School. He attended the Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina, and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia--from which he graduated in 1941. Burwell would earn his medical degree from...
Topics: Military history, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal narratives, Retired military personnel,...
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Sherwood Jesse Franks was born in 1924 in Cary, N.C. His father and mother ran a cotton farm, and later after the start of the Great Depression they began a dairy farm around 1931. Sherwood's mother was a teacher at a local school in the Cary area. Franks served in the U.S. Navy during WWII as a Navy Armed Guard member on Liberty ships traveling around the world.
Topics: Liberty ships, Military history, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal narratives, Retired...
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Bennis Blue was raised in Raleigh, N.C. Self-identifying as a non-tribe affiliated Native American, she is of Native American and African American descent. Blue was stationed with various U.S. Army units from 1976 to 1996 in the U.S. Women’s Army Corps (WAC), U.S. Army, and U.S. Army Reserves. She was stationed at the following military installations: Fort McClellan, AL, Fort Bragg, N.C.; Fort Lee, Va.; and at a base in Germany.  At Fort Bragg in 1978, Blue became the first female minority...
Topics: Fort Bragg (N.C.), Fort Lee (Va.), Fort McClellan (Ala.), Military history, Oral histories, Oral...
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Dick Ellis was born and raised in Wilson, N.C., in 1944. He became a well-known radio and television personality in Wilson during his teenage years. By the age of 19, he had worked as a radio disc jockey for an early rock-n-roll show in Wilson; a weatherman; a children's show clown; and conducted some of the earliest "man around town" interviews in North Carolina. Ellis learned to fly as a teenage, and was a member of a local Civil Air Patrol that flew out of Old Washington, N.C., in...
Topics: American Forces Network, Bronze Star Medal (U.S.), Military history, Oral histories, Oral history,...
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Harry Wood of Leaksville and Goldsboro, N.C., a veteran who served in the U.S. Air Force from March 1963 to as an Air Force intelligence personnel member in Hawaii until 1967. He re-enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserves to serve through the 1970s to 2000 at Pope Air Force Base, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, and Seymour Johnson Air Force Base (1996-2000) in various mobile airport squadrons and air transport units, assisting in loading and unloading cargo and people on military aircraft.
Topics: Dobbins Air Reserve Base (Ga.), Military history, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal...
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Lee A. Patterson was born on December 20, 1930, in Harnett County, North Carolina. His family were farmers. Lee Patterson enlisted in the U.S. Army at Fayetteville, North Carolina, with his three friends.  Originally, Patterson wanted to go into the U.S. Air Force, but the length of service contract was three years for the Air Force. It was only two years service period for the Army. Patterson was sent for basic training at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. After traveling to Japan first, Patterson...
Topics: Fort Bragg (N.C.), Fort Jackson (S.C.), Military history, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal...
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Charles Eldridge Tart was born on August 3, 1931, in Sampson County, N.C., to Stephen E. and Bertha Tart. The Tart family farmed on their own farm while Charles was growing up. He went to school at a rural school near his home, and left school in the ninth grade. When he was 17 years old, Tart and his friend traveled to Dunn, N.C., and enlisted in the U.S. Army on January 13, 1949.  He was inducted into military service at Fort Bragg, N.C. Tart attended his basic training at Fort Jackson,...
Topics: Boxing, Fort Bragg (N.C.), Fort Jackson (S.C.), Fort Lewis (Wash.), Malaria, Military history,...
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Jerry Yeatts was born and raised in the town of Leasburg in Caswell County, N.C. Jerry's father was a World War II veteran who had spent 18 months as a prisoner-of-war held by the Germans in Europe. After transferring schools, Jerry Yeats graduated from Bartlett Yancey High School in 1966. Yeatts played baseball with the American Legion before his military service.  After receiving his draft notice for the Vietnam War in 1966 during his senior year in high school, he chose to enlist in the...
Topics: American Legion, B-52 bomber, Military history, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal narratives,...
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Mary Susan McDonald Alva was born in 1976 in Reidsville, N.C. Her father worked at Miller Brewing Company, and her mother was a social worker. Mary attended and graduated from college at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. After the terrorist attacks of 9/11, Mary Alva enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard in 2003, at a Coast Guard recruitment office in Wilmington, N.C. She attended Coast Guard basic training at Cape May, New Jersey, for eight weeks. After basic training, Alva was...
Topics: Military history, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal narratives, Retired military personnel,...
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Hans Joachim Von Amsberg was born on June 5, 1935, in Hamburg, Germany. His father was a Germany officer during World War II. Von Amsberg's mother died of starvation during the Soviet Union's occupation of East Germany. His father was captured by the Soviet Union, and died in 1955 while in a Soviet prison. Von Amsberg emigrated to Chile to live with his aunt when the Soviet Union took control of East Germany. He finished high school in Chile in 1954. Von Amsberg would emigrate to Canada later,...
Topics: Cold War, Military history, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal narratives, Retired military...
State Archives of North Carolina
Feb 23, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 115 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
Feb 23, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 114 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
Feb 23, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 113 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
Feb 23, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 112 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
Feb 23, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 112 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
Feb 23, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 111 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
Feb 22, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 111 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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Beverly Elaine Berdine was born in the town of Grundy in Buchanan County, Virginia. She served in the U.S. Army for eleven years, serving in Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm (the Persian Gulf War) and in Operation Iraqi Freedom (Iraq War). From 1988 to 1996, Berdine was in the Military Police; from 2003 to 2006, she served as an Army medic. Berdine reached the rank of E-4 during her career. After her military career, Beverly Berdine came to live in Leasburg, North Carolina....
Topics: Military history, Military police, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal narratives, Retired...
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Shirley Glantz was born and raised in Turlte Creek, Pennsylvania. She served in the U.S. Army Cadet Corps from 1947 to 1950. At the time of the interview, Glantz lived in Raleigh, North Carolina. This oral history interview was digitized through the support by grant funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the federal Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Natural and...
Topics: Military history, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal narratives, Retired military personnel,...
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Barbara Hale was born and raised in Franklin County Parrish, Louisiana. She served in the U.S. Air Force from April 1, 1975, to March 31, 1995. Hale was assigned to a U.S. Air Force hospital, and reached the rank of Technical Sergeant during her military career. At the time of the interview, Hale was living in Durham, North Carolina. This oral history interview was digitized through the support by grant funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the federal...
Topics: Military history, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal narratives, Retired military personnel,...
State Archives of North Carolina
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Almyra Maynard Watson was born on September 17, 1917, in Hyde County, North Carolina, to G.M. and Jennie Lloyd Watson. She served in World War II in the U.S. Army with the Army Nurse Corps (ANC), entering military service on January 5, 1941. Watson served throughout the war. She would also serve in the Korean War as an Army Nurse. Watson left military service on August 31, 1963, with the rank of Major. As of 2010, she was living in Bethel, North Carolina. This oral history interview was...
Topics: Military history, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal narratives, Retired military personnel,...
State Archives of North Carolina
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Nirva D. Keyser was born in Miami, Florida. Keyser graduated from Alabama State University with a degree in math education. She served in the U.S. Army during Operation Iraqi Freedom (the Iraq War), from May 1999 through May 2004. Keyser served with the Fourth Infantry Division. She reached the rank of E-6, Staff Sergeant. This oral history interview was digitized through the support by grant funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the federal Library...
Topics: Alabama State University, Military history, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal narratives,...
State Archives of North Carolina
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Martha Carolyn Armstrong Silver was born on January 1, 1924, in South Carolina, to William C. and Ettie Armstrong. Martha's father was a mail clerk for a railway line by 1930, and the family was living then in Greenville, South Carolina. By 1940, the Armstrong family had moved to the town of Hendersonville in Henderson County, North Carolina. During World War II, Martha Armstrong served in the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES), a unit of the U.S. Naval Reserve. She was...
Topics: Oral histories, Oral history, Military history, Personal narratives, Retired military personnel,...
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Dorothy Mae Hartman Shade was born on June 16, 1924, in Easton, Pennsylvania, to George E. and Catharine Vannatta Hartman. By 1940, the Hartman family was living in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, and Dorothy's father was an insurance superintendent. During World War II, Dorothy Hartman served in the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES), a unit of the U.S. Naval Reserve. She worked in the Enlisted Records unit of a U.S. Navy demobilization station in San Francisco, California,...
Topics: Military history, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal narratives, Retired military personnel,...
State Archives of North Carolina
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Grace Collins Boddie was born on January 15, 1917 in Charlotte County, Virginia, to Flavius Overton and Grace Comfort Crews Collins. Gracie Collins graduated with honors from Drakes Branch High School, and Longwood College in Farmville, Virginia (now Longwood University). During her senior year at Longwood in 1943, she entered the U.S. Naval Reserve College Program, and upon graduation from Longwood was College was assigned to Officer Candidate School at Mt Holyoke College in South Hadley,...
Topics: Duke University. School of Law, Hunter College, Mount Holyoke College, Military history, Oral...
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Helen Cooney Bell was born on October 28, 1919 in the town of Goldendale in Klikitat County, Washington. For much of her life, Bell lived in the city of Roseburg, Oregon. She entered military service in World War II with the U.S. Army Medical Corps as a hospital dietician, reaching the rank of First Lieutenant during her military career. Bell served in WWII from November 4, 1943, to April 22, 1946. Later in life, she came to live in Raleigh, North Carolina. This oral history interview was...
Topics: Dietitians, Military history, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal narratives, Retired military...
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Barbara Courtney Gouge (born Barbara Courtney) was born on August 18, 1920 in the city of Hickory in Catawba County, North Carolina, to John and Elizabeth Courtney. Barbara was employed as a stenographer prior to her military service. During World War II, she served in the U.S. Coast Guard Women's Reserve stationed at the Manhattan Beach Training Center in Brooklyn, New York. Barbara Courtney Gouge died on July 31, 2005 in Raleigh, North Carolina. This oral history interview was digitized...
Topics: Military history, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal narratives, Retired military personnel,...
State Archives of North Carolina
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Eleanor Thompson Wortz was born on June 5, 1921 in Salisbury, North Carolina. Wortz's father was employed as a train conductor. She graduated from Spencer High School in Salisbury and then attended Catawba College. While attending Catawba, she became Chief Cheerleader and was a member of the Writer's Club and Editor of the College Annual. At Catawba, Wortz entered the Civilian Pilot Training Program. Wortz served as a Women's Airforce Service Pilot during World War II. Wortz has written...
Topics: Civilian Pilot Training Program (U.S.), Military history, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal...
State Archives of North Carolina
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Gladys Moore Pittman was born on July 23, 1920, to the late B.R. and Effie Hobgood Moore in Farmville in Pitt County, North Carolina. She served in the United States Army Air Corps as a WAC during World War II. Gladys Moore Pittman died on August 17, 2008. This oral history interview was digitized through the support by grant funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the federal Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the State Library of...
Topics: Military history, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal narratives, Retired military personnel,...
State Archives of North Carolina
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Viola Louise Leak Mahoney was born in January 1, 1921, in Newark Delaware, to George R. and Matilda D. Leak. She grew up in Newark, and graduated from high school there. She was the youngest of four children--all girls. Viola Leak served in the U.S. Navy during World War II with the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from March 9, 1944, to March 21, 1946. She worked in the Bureau of Ships in Washington, D.C., reaching the rank of Yeoman Third Class. Viola Leak married John...
Topics: Military history, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal narratives, Retired military personnel,...
State Archives of North Carolina
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Gladys M. Lunsford Dimmick was born on November 8, 1923, in the community of Cedar Grove in Orange County, North Carolina, to Harvie R. and Biddie R. Lunsford. Gladys Lunsford graduated from Bragtown High School in Durham, North Carolina, in 1939. After high school, she spent several years working at the nearby Liggett-Myers Tobacco Company factory in Durham. In December 1943, Gladys Lunsford enlisted during World War II in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), and...
Topics: Military history, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal narratives, Retired military personnel,...
State Archives of North Carolina
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Elizabeth N. Ray (who was known as "Betty") was born on May 31, 1913 in Oklahoma, to Shaw D. and Madie Helen Smart Ray. Her family moved to Duncan, Oklahoma, when she was a teenager, and later to Oklahoma City. Ray received a journalism degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1934. She worked as a reporter and eventually as the city editor of the Anadarko, Oklahoma Daily News. Ray moved to Washington, D.C., in 1940 to take a civilian public relations position with the War...
Topics: Bronze Star Medal (U.S.), Journalism, Military history, Offutt Air Force Base (Neb.), Oral...
State Archives of North Carolina
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Margaret Louise Trull (who went by "Peggy") was born on July 11, 1919, in Davidson County, Tennessee, to Herbert Mortimer DeLan and Margaret Deering Dismukes Trull. Margaret's father worked as a foreman in the cutting room of the J. W. Carter & Company shoe factory in Nashville, Tennessee by 1919. By 1930, Herbert Trull had passed away, and Margaret's family moved into the house of Margaret's mother's grandparents in Nashville. Margaret L. Trull entered military service during...
Topics: Military history, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal narratives, Retired military personnel,...
State Archives of North Carolina
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Juanita Hartense Hamilton was born on November 21, 1918, in Henderson County, North Carolina, to Neal William and Loveda Estelle McCrary Hamilton. Juanita's father, a World War I veteran, was a farmer in Henderson County by 1930. Juanita Hamilton enlisted in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps on January 5, 1942, and served until December 26, 1945. Hamilton was assigned to the 153rd Station Hospital, which was stationed in New Guinea and Australia during the war. She reached the rank of First Lieutenant...
Topics: Military history, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal narratives, Retired military personnel,...
State Archives of North Carolina
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Anne Collins Mooney Barbee was born in Dundee, Scotland, on February 24, 1921. She graduated high school at age 16 from St. Mary's Catholic School. Her sewing skills led her to a five-year apprenticeship in tailoring, as there were few jobs for young girls at the time in Scotland. Anne Mooney was drafted into the British Royal Air Force in 1942, serving as an Airman during World War II. She met her future husband Boyce Barbee. After marrying Boyce, Anne Barbee arrived in the U.S. in 1945. Anne...
Topics: Great Britain. Royal Air Force, Military history, Oral histories, Oral history, Personal...
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Clarence C. Hope was born on October 17, 1895, in the town of Fort Mill in York County, S.C., to Martin Luther and Della Louise Ritch Hope. Clarence's father was working as a weaver at a cotton mill in York County by 1900. By World War I, the Hope family had moved to Charlotte, N.C., and Clarence was working as a stock clerk at the Charlotte Depot. Clarence Hope applied for service in World War I in the U.S. Marine Corps recruiting office in June 1918, and was rejected because he was...
Topics: North Carolina. National Guard, Standard Oil Company, United States. Army, United States. Marine...
State Archives of North Carolina
Jan 2, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 110 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
Jan 2, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 109 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
Jan 2, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 108 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
Jan 2, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 107 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
Jan 2, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 106 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
Jan 2, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 105 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
Jan 2, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 104 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
Jan 2, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 103 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
Jan 2, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 102 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
Jan 2, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 101 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
Jan 2, 2018 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 100 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
Dec 8, 2017 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 98 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
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State Archives of North Carolina
Dec 8, 2017 North Carolina General Assembly
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The North Carolina Senate Audio Recordings, 1977 Collection consists of digitized audio recordings of the Senate daily legislative sessions from the North Carolina General Assembly during the 1977-1978 biennium. The recordings cover session day 97 from the 1977 regular session. Related collections including audio recordings in tape format from 1977 and 1979-2002, and in electronic files on compact discs from 2007-2010, are accessible through the State Archives of North Carolina. This recording...
Topics: Audio, North Carolina. General Assembly. Senate, North Carolina. General Assembly. Senate